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STATUS

Able to work unlimitedly in both the US and European Union as I am both a US Citizen and a French National in possession of an EU passport.

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EXPERIENCE

May, 2009 - Present

CLDesigns

Principal / Design Director

Los Angeles, CA

May, 2014 - Present

BMW DesignworksUSA

Senior Design Consultant

Los Angeles, CA

August, 2013 - May, 2014

BRANDBLACK

Lead Design Consultant

Los Angeles, CA

November, 2012 - May, 2014

Skechers Performance

Footwear Designer

Manhattan Beach, CA

June, 2012 - November, 2012

Pearlfisher

Lead Industrial Design Consultant

New York, NY

August, 2011 - June, 2012

Curve ID

Lead Industrial Design Consultant

New York, NY

April, 2010 - July, 2011

Ford Motor Company

Automotive Designer / Consultant

Dearborn, MI

November, 2009 - April, 2010

Philips Design USA

Industrial Design Consultant

Atlanta, GA

May, 2008 - March, 2009

Volvo Trucks Co.

Design Consultant

Gothenburg, SE

May, 2008 - May, 2009

Hareide Designmill AB

Lead Industrial Designer

Gothenburg, SE

April, 2006 - March, 2008

4Sight, Inc.

Project Manager / Industrial Designer

New York, NY

February - March, 2008

Oakley Inc.

Freelance Eyewear Designer

Foothill Ranch, CA

February - May, 2006

Emporio Designs

Freelance Designer/Illustrator

New York, NY

January - September, 2005

Ferrari S.p.a.

Professional Practice

Maranello, IT

April - May, 2005

Bridge of Weir Leather co.

Professional Practice

Coventry, UK

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EDUCATION

2003 - 2005

Coventry University - School of Art & Design

Masters Degree in Industrial / Transport Design

Coventry, UK

1996-2002

University of California - Santa Barbara

Bachelors of Arts Degree in Mathematics

Santa Barbara, CA

1983-1996

Lycee Francais de New York

High School Diploma in Economical Sciences

New York, NY

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SKILLS

Design

Freehand sketching (biro, pencil, karisma)

Hand rendering (marker, pastel, paint, charcoal)

Digital rendering (Photoshop, Painter, Wacom Cintiq & Intuos)

Model making (foam, clay, wood, resin)

1:1 Scale Model Development

Design research & analysis

Packaging & ergonomics

Computer

Adobe Creative Suite CS4

Corel Painter

Alias StudioTools

Rhinoceros

SolidWorks

AutoCAD 2000

Bunkspeed Hypershot/Hyperdrive

Macromedia Dreamweaver

HTML programming

Microsoft Office

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AWARDS

June, 2001 - Received the Voluntary Community Service Award for teaching an HTML workshop targeting local high school students in the Santa Barbara Area.

September, 2005 - Shortlisted (Top five) in the Interior Motives Design Competition for Best Production Exterior & Best Production Interior categories.

November, 2005 - Finalist in Ferrari: New Concepts of the Myth Competition (Ferrari 650 Berlinetta Sportiva) as well as 1st place finish in MSN Online Ferrari voting poll.

December, 2005 - 2nd Place Corus Award for Best Vehicle Design of the 2005 Coventry MA Degree Show (New York City Metro Taxi concept).

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LANGUAGES

English (Fluent)

French (Fluent)

Spanish (Basic)

Swedish (Basic)

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INTERESTS

Traveling, sports (basketball, swimming, snowboarding, surfing, etc.), life & still drawing, writing, music (listening & producing).

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